John Paul Norum

22 April 1936–9 April 1985 (Age 48)
Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

The Life of John Paul

When John Paul Norum was born on 22 April 1936, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, his father, Arnold Norum, was 31 and his mother, Carmye Elizabeth Arnell, was 30. He lived in Minnesota, United States in 1935. He died on 9 April 1985, in Eden Prairie, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Arnold Norum
Carmye Elizabeth Arnell
John Paul Norum

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Age 5

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Age 14

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 Norwegian: habitational name from any of four farmsteads named in Old Norse as Nórheimr, from nór ‘narrow passage in a river’, ‘strait’ + heimr ‘homestead’, ‘farmstead’.2 Swedish: ornamental name formed with the same elements as 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • John Norum in household of Arnold Norum, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Norum, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • John Paul Norum, "Find A Grave Index"

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